The '''Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)''' is the governmental agency of the Pennsylvania|Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
responsible for the collection, conservation and interpretation of Pennsylvania's historic heritage. The commission cares for historical manuscripts, public records, and objects of historic interest; museums; archeology; publications; historic sites and properties; historic preservation; geographic names; and the promotion of public interest in Pennsylvania history.
[[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us PMHC Official Website]]
PHMC was established June 6, 1945, by state Act No. 446, merging the '''Pennsylvania Historical Commission''', State Museum of Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania State Museum
and Pennsylvania State Archives
The Commission is an independent administrative board, consisting of nine citizens of the Commonwealth appointed by the Governor; the Secretary of Education ex officio; two members of the...